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Police identify victim killed in Dubuque crash; two children also injured

One person is dead and two others hurt after an early morning crash in Dubuque.
Published: May. 8, 2022 at 4:21 PM CDT
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DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) - An early-morning crash on Sunday along a major road in Dubuque killed one person and injured two others, according to officials.

At around 4:50 a.m., the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office said that they received a report of debris on the road surface of the Northwest Arterial, near its intersection with John F. Kennedy Road. Deputies that responded identified a single-vehicle crash in the area.

The driver of the vehicle, a 24-year-old, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Two passengers, both children, were taken to local hospitals by ambulance. They were then taken to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City via air ambulance due to the seriousness of their injuries.

Police have identified the driver as Blake Winfrey.

The Dubuque Police Department and Sherill Fire and Rescue assisted in the emergency response.

The cause of the crash has not yet been determined and is under investigation.

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